Dave Legeno

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Dave Legeno
Born David Legeno
(1963-10-12)12 October 1963
Marylebone, London, England, UK
Died 6 July 2014(2014-07-06) (aged 50)
Death Valley, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, boxer, mixed martial artist
Years active 2000–2014
Children 1 (daughter)

David "Dave" Legeno (12 October 1963 – 6 July 2014) was an English actor, boxer, and mixed martial artist. He was best known for his role as the werewolf Fenrir Greyback in three Harry Potter movies; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). He also had roles in Batman Begins (2005), Stormbreaker (2006) and Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).

Legeno was born in Marylebone, London. He lived with his daughter, Wendy, in England.

Legeno was found dead by hikers on 6 July 2014. He was hiking at the Death Valley National Park in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. His cause of death was heat stroke. He was 50.[1][2]

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  1. "Harry Potter werewolf star Dave Legeno dies of heat stroke aged 50 while hiking in Death Valley". Daily Mail. 12 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  2. "British Harry Potter actor David Legeno found dead in Death Valley, California". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 12 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.

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